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Oh, Pride

Pride is like a flame, beautiful yet destructive. When self-worth passes into pride, we are turned to ash. The rat of me is my salvation protecting me from the pride of my good deeds.

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Who’s Best?

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Beware of Pride

You need more help than you know. When does self-confidence move to arrogance, humility to pride? Woe is he who thinks he knows everything, whose eyes are veiled in self-righteousness, for he is blind to the mysteries of life, to … Continue reading

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On Being Humble

I do not know how to be humble; self deprecation is not the same. It seems that trying to be humble immediately makes one not humble— “Look at me—I’m the most humble person I know!” I do not know how … Continue reading

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Love Beacon

How can I learn to love so completely that I become a beacon pulsating to the world this transforming energy of God? Take away all that causes me to falter: fear, pride, lost hope; fill me to overflowing sending out … Continue reading

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Pride

Beware, those of you who glorify yourself. How arrogantly you boast, looking down on others as if you have all the answers. Pride is a rot of the soul. You belittle others thinking it makes you look better. You fool … Continue reading

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Pride Born of Hurt

I don’t need anybody! Is our self-sufficiency the result of needs seldom met? Did we depend on others only to be disappointed again and again? We became determined to never ask for help. Our vulnerability protected by pride born of … Continue reading

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